Daily Kent Stater’s Hump Day Cheers and Jeers


&bull Professor Owen Lovejoy who made national and international headlines last week as one of the lead researchers in a study that found humans did not evolve from apes.

&bull The Kent State marching band for 90 years of entertainment at sporting events.

&bull Author Allen Hines, senior political science major, for the debut of his new poetry book, “Screaming Freedom.”


&bull More bad economic news for Portage County: More county residents are living below the poverty line, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau survey.

&bull Browns’ wide receiver Braylon Edwards for allegedly punching a man outside a Cleveland bar early Monday morning. That’s not the type of behavior we want Cleveland’s athletes to be known for.

&bull Airlines that have added a $10 surcharge for busy travel days around the holidays.